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2017 Jeep Cherokee Coolant

Coolant, as it relates to vehicles, is typically a liquid or gas substance used to regulate the temperature of your engine. Liquid coolants are ordinarily half water and half ethylene glycol. Water is used to transfer heat while ethylene glycol is used to lower the fast point of the liquid. In colder climates, this is extremely considerable. Interestingly enough, this isn't the first time you've heard of ethylene glycol as it is the important ingredient in the historic term "antifreeze". Keep in mind, you never want to pour antifreeze or water by themselves into your engine system. They need to be combined to create the natural coolant.

You can purchase ready-made mixtures of coolant that already have water another, or you can purchase full-strength antifreeze which needs to be diluted with distilled water before being another to the engine system. Give the experts at Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call at 8136948784 or schedule service online and let one of our mechanics and service consultants handle your coolant flush.

Every vehicle manufacturer, comprising Jeep has developed its own coolant or requires a definitive coolant that is scarce to personal years and models. There are many colors of coolants to help distinguish each including blue, yellow, green, purple red, and orange. It is tough to do your research if you plan to buy, flush, or replace the coolant in your vehicle. Many models will not be compatible even with "universal" coolants or antifreeze.

Courtesy offers a collection of coolant flush coupons to assist you save now. To shop all of our service specials click here. If you'd like to handle your coolant service yourself, you can still purchase coolant or antifreeze from Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram directly at a good price.

What color coolant does 2017 Jeep Cherokee use?

It's great to understand that color doesn't matter. While most Organic Acid Technology (OAT) coolants are usually orange, yellow, red or purple, Hybrid Organic Acid Technology (HOAT) coolants are orange and yellow. There's quite a bit of overlap. Then you have Inorganic Acid Technology (IAT) coolants that are usually green, however, some manufacturers sell them in blue. At the end of the day, always be convinced to read the bottle to confirm the type of coolant you're using. When considering for the right coolant for your 2017 Jeep Cherokee, you need to always check your owner's manual. The easiest way to confirm you're using the right coolant is to send your 2017 Jeep Cherokee to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram or give us a call at 8136948784. Schedule service online and use one of our copious coolant flush coupons to save now.

How often should you change coolant in a 2017 Jeep Cherokee?

Typically, you should have your 2017 Jeep Cherokee coolant flush completed each 30,000 miles or each two years. There are some instances where your vehicle can go without a flush for a longer period of time. When you bring your vehicle into Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, we will check your fluid levels and inspect it for debris or sediment which can harm the engine, and make positive it's diluted correctly. It's persuasive to have this checked each 15,000 miles to make positive you catch all issues before they cause precarious damage. When it comes to your 2017 Jeep Cherokee engine, it's better safe than sorry.

What kind of coolant does 2017 Jeep Cherokee use?

There are bountiful types and colors of coolant from inorganic to organic to hybrid. To make things even more confusing, the color of the coolant doesn't always mean the same thing. It's crucial to reference your 2017 Jeep Cherokee owner's manual for the decisive type of coolant basic and the particular intervals in which you should have a coolant flush service completed. Or you can call one of our Jeep Cherokee trained service technicians for any information you need. We can also schedule you an appointment to make courageous the slight coolant is used. Give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call today!

How do I know if I need a coolant flush in my 2017 Jeep Cherokee?

Common symptoms that your 2017 Jeep Cherokee needs a coolant flush are:

  • Coolant will consistently leak out when the engine is running. Check the ground when you park.
  • Sometimes, albeit unlikely, you'll be able to smell an odd burning odor coming from under the hood.
  • Your heater may prohibit working
  • Sediment or rust will be distinguishable in the coolant
  • Steam will come from the radiator or hood
  • Your check engine light may turn on
  • Your temperature gauge will read well above daily with the engine on for a few minutes.
  • Unusual grinding noises can come from the engine

How long does 2017 Jeep Cherokee coolant last?

How constantly you need to flush and replenish your vehicle's coolant relies on the type of coolant. There are several types of coolants. Interestingly enough, up until the mid-1990s there was basically only a single type of coolant. It was a green formula coolant that contained corrosion inhibitors that only lasted between 24,000 - 36,000 miles or between two to three years. This type of coolant is not recommended for newer vehicles which come equipped with a longer-lasting coolant.

Newer coolants use an Organic Acid Technology (OAT) and last up to twice as long as older coolant. In some cases these long-life coolants can last over 5 years or 100,000 miles.

For distinctive information on what intervals your coolant needs to be interchanged, check your 2017 Jeep Cherokee maintenance schedule within your owner's manual or give Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram a call at 8136948784 today and ask one of our factory-trained mechanics or advisers. You can also book an appointment online and we'll take care of your coolant service for you.

How much coolant does a 2017 Jeep Cherokee take or need?

Every make and model requires a slightly other level of coolant. To see the careful payment essential you should always check your 2017 Jeep Cherokee owner's manual. Give us a call or bring your vehicle to Courtesy Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and we'll answer any questions you have on coolant levels.

WARNING - To avoid burns, make positive your vehicle engine is amiable before checking your coolant level.

What happens if my 2017 Jeep Cherokee runs out of coolant?

Your 2017 Jeep Cherokee doesn't have to run out of coolant for troubles to start. Dilution levels need to be within a definite percentage vary or your 2017 Jeep Cherokee engine components can start to rust, damage, or become irreparably damaged. If you run out of coolant entirely due to a leak or meager fluid levels, your entire engine system can be compromised from the gaskets to the pistons or even the engine block itself.

2017 Jeep Cherokee Coolant Flush

A coolant flush or cooling system service consists of three middle services.

  • Adding a cleaner compound to get rid of corrosion, sediment, particles,and rust
  • Flushing the entire system thoroughly
  • Refilling the system with the appropriate coolant and carefully measuring the dilution percentage